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[movies]Silks and Saddles - John K Wells
Australian silent film from 1921 about the lives of the people in the horse racing world. DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY John K Wells WRITTEN BY John Cosgrove and John K Wells CAST Agnes Vernon - Bobbie Morton (as Brownie Vernon) Robert MacKinnon - Richard Morton Jr John Cosgrove - Dennis O'Hara John Faulkner - Richard Morton Sr Tal Ordell - Phillip Droone Evelyn Johnson - Myra Fane Raymond Lawrence - Jeffrey Manners Gerald Harcourt - Toby Makin Tommy Denman - Dingo Kennaquhair - Alert
Keywords: Australia; Australian Cinema; silent; silent film; horses; racing; intrigue
Downloads: 2,877
[movies]The Virginian - Cecil B Demille
Cecil B Demille's silent feature film version of Owen Wister's novel "The Virginian" starring Dustin Farnum. A cowboy romances the local school teacher and helps apprehend a gang of cattle rustlers.
Keywords: cecil b demille; jess lasky; paramount; famous players; silent film; feature film; western; dustin farnum; silent film; feature film; paramount; jesse lasky
Downloads: 1,452 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Terror Island - Jesse L Lasky
A man is held captive by island natives who believe that his daughter has stolen a pearl belonging to their idol. This is a five reel truncated 1922 Realart print of the Houdini mystery missing a large chunk from the middle of this originally seven reel production.
Keywords: harry houdini; silent film; paramount pictures; mystery; realart; magician; illusionist; island; escape; escapist; drama; action
Downloads: 2,302 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]The Story of the Kelly Gang - Johnson and Gibson
An attempt to create a coherent narrative out of all surviving fragments of Australia's first feature length film. Sections from the final reel are heavily decomposed. Running at just over 20 minutes, this is possibly the longest available version. What the posters said: "A thrilling moving picture from start to finish" "The Most Sensational, The Most Thrilling and Interesting LIVING PICTURES EVER TAKEN." Written and Directed by Charles Tait 1868-1933 Released: December 1906 (Australia) January ...
Keywords: Australia; Bushrangers; Ned Kelly; Silent Film; Early Features; Lost Films; Fragments
Downloads: 5,965 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]The Sensation Seekers - Lois Weber
A rarity. Surviving extant fragments of the 1926 production based on Ernest Pascal's story "Egypt". Roughly 1/3 of the film missing. Most of the beginning middle and end of the film are present. All of the material is pieced together in the correct chronological order it appeared in the film.This is the final feature directed by Lois Weber. This film stars the legendary silent screen siren Billie Dove.
Keywords: silent; universal pictures; silent film; billie dove; lois weber; ernest pascal; egypt
Downloads: 1,465 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]For The Term of His Natural Life - Norman Dawn
This is the greatest of all Austrlian Silent films. Made just before the advent of synchronised sound, this film had a limited period of commercial viabilty before it dissapeared from sight. Based on the serialised novel by Marcus Clarke, this was the most expensive film produced in Australia at the time. It costed 50,000 pounds when the average Australian film was made for around 1000 pounds. The film stars George Fisher as Richard Devine/Rufus Dawes/John Rex and Eva Novak as Sylvia Vickers and...
Keywords: Australia; Silent Film; Epic; Marcus Clarke; Convicts; Wrongly Convicted; Doubles; Scandal
Downloads: 9,945 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]The Story of the Kelly Gang - Charles Tait
Some surviving fragments of the world's first feature length narrative film. Heavily decomposed What the posters said: "A thrilling moving picture from start to finish" "The Most Sensational, The Most Thrilling and Interesting LIVING PICTURES EVER TAKEN." Written and Directed by Charles Tait 1868-1933 Released: December 1906 (Australia) January 1908 (Britain) 1910 (USA) Special contents of this edition copyright 2009 Shane I Sullivan...
Keywords: Australia; Bushrangers; Ned Kelly; Silent Film; Early Features; Lost Films; Fragments
Downloads: 7,156 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]The Cheat - Cecil B Demille
1915 silent film directed by Cecil B Demille starring Fannie Ward. This film was selected for preservation in America's "National Film Registry".A desperate socialite turns to a Burnese Ivory trader after she is almost found out for embezzling funds from her charity.
Keywords: crime; silent film; feature film; fannie ward; cecil b demille; jesse lasky; paramount pictures; socialite; charity; embezzlement; theft; caught; desperate; silent film; feature film; paramount pictures; cecil b demille; fannie ward
Downloads: 2,403
[movies]Romance Of The Redwoods - Cecil B Demille
During the California gold rush, a young woman travels to the west coast to live with her uncle. When she arrives she discovers he has been killed by the natives and his identity and property taken by a notorious outlaw.Stars Mary PickfordProduced and Directed by Cecil B DemilleAn Artcraft Picture
Keywords: Mary Pickford; Cecil B Demille; Artcraft Pictures; identity; murder; revenge; criminal; outlaw; vigilante; California; gold rush; silent film; feature film
Downloads: 1,526 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Headless Horseman - Carl Stearns Clancy, Edward D. Venturini
The town of Sleepy Hollow received a new teacher, Ichabod Crane (Will Rogers), from New York. Crane already knows of the legend of the phantom Headless Horseman and is sceptical about its truth. His teacing methods are harsh and he no sooner rubs the villagers the wrong way when he begins to see the famous apparition. The added royalty-free music is by Kevin MacLeod and is Creative Commons Attribution 3.0...
Keywords: Ichabod Crane; Sleepy Hollow; Washington Irving; The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The Headless Horseman; silent; silent film
Downloads: 6,378
[movies]Cleopatra - Helen Gardner
Cleopatra is a silent film created in 1912 by Helen Gardner and the Helen Gardner Picture Players. The film, in which Gardner stars in the title role, was based on a play written by Victorien Sardou. In a series of elaborately staged tableaux, it depicts Cleopatra (Gardner) and her love affairs, first with handsome fisherman-slave Pharon, then with Marc Antony. The film features lavish sets and costumes and at just over an hour, it was considered fairly lengthy.
Keywords: Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Mar Antony; Helen Gardner; Charles Gaskill; Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; Ancient Rome; Silent; Silent film
Downloads: 8,847 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Carmen - Cecil B Demille
Cecil B Demille's 1915 film of Prosper Merimee's 1845 novella (which was the basis of Bizet's famous opera.)Carmen, a gypsy woman, seduced lawyer Don Jose in an attempt to assist her clan's smuggling trade. Don Jose is obsessed with Carmen and turns to crime to maintain her attentions.
Keywords: crime; carmen; don jose; prosper merimee; cecil b demille; jesse lasky; romance; obsession; love; silent film; feature film; gypsy; paramount pictures
Downloads: 1,522
[movies]The Kid Stakes - Tal Ordell
Australian Silent film based on the Fatty Finn comic strips. This was the last silent film made in Australia. It was shot in the Sydney streets in 1927. The suburb where it is set is Wooloomoloo, which is an inner city suburb between the CBD and Potts Point. At the time this was film was made, it was a poor area. It is now an expensive, trendy suburb. The billy goat race had to be filmed in Queensland as the New South Wales government had banned such races a year before this film was made...
Keywords: Feature Films; Australia; Silent Film; Early Features; Kids; Children; Billy Goat Races; Comics; Fatty Finn; Wolloomooloo; Potts Point; Sydney; Robin 'Pop' Ordel; Syd Nichols
Downloads: 2,489
[movies]The Little American - Cecil B Demille
During the first world war, a young American woman's boat is torpedoed by a German U-Boat. When she manages to return to her ancestral country of France, she witnesses the German atrocities first hand.This is Wallace Beery's first screen appearance (he plays a German soldier)Stars: Mary Pickford, Jack Holt, Hobart Bosworth, Ben AlexanderDirected by Cecil B DemilleAn Artcraft Picture
Keywords: war; world war I; first world war; france; germany; america; u boat; torpedo; silent film; feture film; mary pickford; cecil b demille; Jack Holt; Ben Alexander; Hobart Bosworth; Wallace Beery
Downloads: 1,866 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
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